A857 SA
ephemeris date magn radius delta ra dec elong phase
Today25 Sep 202312.72.902 AU2.794 AU06h22m+16°52'86.0°20.2°
Opposition26 Dec 202311.32.913 AU1.939 AU06h17m+13°30'170.1°3.3°
A857 SA - 2023-09-25

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The interactive orbit chart above shows the body's path through the solar system and its position at the given date. Green and blue lines are shown perpendicular to the ecliptic plane: Green if the path is above the ecliptic plane, blue if it is below. (Left-click and drag to rotate the view; Right-click and drag to move the view; Use scroll wheel to zoom in our out.)

The orbital elements of A857 SA are:

            e (Eccentricity)                : 0.0695866
            a (Semimajor axis)              : 3.1189995
            i (Inclination)                 : 6.55700
            Ω (Longitude of ascending node) : 183.44858
            ω (Argument of perihelion)      : 251.02115
            M (Mean anomaly)                : 286.91897
            Epoch                           : 2022 Aug 09

            L (Longitude of perihelion)     : 254.35379
            B (Latitude of perihelion)      : -6.19911
            P (Orbital period in years)     : 5.51            

The light curve chart below shows the estimated development of the minor planet's magnitude.

The all-sky chart below shows the path of the minor planet over the same period as the light curve. The current position is marked yellow.